Lehigh University

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Undeniably Lehigh

Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for more than 7,000 students.

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$66.5K

average starting salary of 2021 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 56 United Nations–related programs every year

94%

of our students completed one or more internships or an experiential learning opportunity

1,469

undergraduate students took part in research in 2019-20

111

undergraduate degree programs and majors

26

average class size

1,812

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,451

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 40 intramural and club sports and 23 fraternities and sororities

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 32 countries every year

250

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

40%

of Lehigh students have an international experience while at Lehigh, and 30% of those students participate in more than one abroad experience

79

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

97%

of the class of 2021 were employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

24K+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

Lehigh rings the Nasdaq bell

Lehigh Rings Nasdaq’s Opening Bell, Marks Collaboration with Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Students in Lehigh’s summer Startup Academy and Global Entrepreneurial Fellowship internship programs are featured on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square as part of the ceremony.

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Lehigh Announces New Scholarship Program

Scholarship recognizes 50 Years of coeducation.

Demo Day

Baker Institute Celebrates Student Entrepreneurs at Hatchery Demo Day

Twenty-five student entrepreneurs showcase their venture projects after six weeks of immersive education in entrepreneurial thinking and doing. 

Inspired Research

Human Behavior, Climate Risk and the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Y.C. Ethan Yang incorporates data on human behavior into a climate-risk modeling framework to improve resilience of critical water, food and energy systems.

Behavior Climate Risk inspired research

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Graduates With Purpose

From the classroom to the community, here on campus and around the world, Lehigh graduates are working to enact positive change.

 

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